Tube air quality

RMT calls poor air quality on Tube 'a scandal'

The RMT has responded to a story in The Sunday Times on the poor air quality on the Tube.

General Secretary Mick Cash said;

"RMT has been raising issues of major concern over the contents of air for a long time . The response given to the Sunday Times is what the union has been fobbed off with before . It is simply not good enough to say it's different because it's underground.

Petition For An Enquiry Into London Air Polution

A petition has been set up calling for a public enquiry into London's air pollution which it is claimed causes thousands of deaths each year. An enquiry could determine whether London's Mayor and TFL have failed to reduce air pollution levels. The petition claims that "every day thousands of Underground passengers and staff are exposed to vented street level pollution which exceeds healthy EU Air Quality levels. " You can sign the petition here. The petition was created by David Davies who writes: